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Published: 17 February 2011

320 Pages | 52 illustrations and photos


ISBN: 9780199561087

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Nursing for Public Health: Promotion, Principles and Practice

Edited by Paul Linsley, Roslyn Kane, and Sara Owen

  • A lively and interesting introduction to public health and health promotion for nurses.
  • Examines how public health relates to all fields of nursing in policy and practice.
  • Demonstrates the core knowledge, values and skills required to improve patient health and well being.
  • Taking a patient centred approach, patient cases illustrate how to make positive nursing interventions in key areas of health need such as smoking, obesity and mental health.
  • Written for students, this is a core reference and textbook to support academic work and placements throughout the course.
  • Online material supports interactive learning and directs readers to the latest guidelines from organisations such as the NMC, DOH, NICE, UK Public Health Institute and more.

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